CALS in the News July 6-10

News about or of interest to CALS faculty and staff…
Mashed-up genomes could produce biofuels
MSNBC Online 7/6/2009
Quoted: Garret Suen, Bacteriology, Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center

Mosquitoes Biting Bigger Despite Dry Spell (video)
WEAU TV Eau Claire 6/8/2009
Quoted: Phil Pelletteri, Entomology

Some See Beetle Attacks on Western Forests as a Natural Event
New York Times 7/6/2009
Quoted: Ken Raffa, Entomology

36 Hours in Madison, Wis.
New York Times 7/5/2009
Mentioned: Allen Centennial Gardens

For lab mice, a researcher asks: Is wild better?
Wisconsin State Journal 7/5/2007
Quoted: Beth Dumont, Graduate Student, Genetics

Kelman, noted UW-Madison plant disease researcher, dies
The Capital Times 7/3/2009
Mentioned: Arthur Kelman, Plant Pathology
Quoted: John Andrews, Plant Pathology

Wisconsin Alumni to Gather at Farm Technology Days
Wisconsin Ag Connection 7/7/2009
Mentioned: Molly Jahn, Dean, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
Mentioned: Ben Brancel, Advisor, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

Canola a Viable Alternative to Soybeans in Dairy Rations
Agri-View 7/3/2009
Quoted: Randy Shaver, Dairy Science

Treat Smarter, Not Harder
Agri-View 7/3/2009
Quoted: Pamela Ruegg, Dairy Science

UW Pest Management Field Day July 9 In Arlington
Agri-View 7/3/2009
Mentioned: Paul Esker, Plant Pathology
Mentioned: Eileen Cullen, Entomology

Sheep Gone But the Shepherd in Pope Remains
Agri-View 7/9/2009
Quoted: Art Pope, Animal Science (emeritus)

Soybean Issues Emerge With Rising Input Costs
Agri-View 7/9/2009
Quoted: Shawn Conley, Agronomy

Seed Grasses With Alfalfa For Yield, Cow-Health Benefits
Agri-View 7/9/2009
Quoted: Dan Undersander, Agonomy

Corn’s Fuel Potential Still Largely Untapped
Agri-View 7/9/2009
Quoted: Joe Lauer, Agronomy

Going high-tech
Country Today 7/1/2009 (subscription) Pg 7A
Quoted: Cathy Vrentas, Biotechnology Center
Quoted: John Greenler, Great Lakes Bioenergy Center

Cattle judging DVD available
Country Today 7/1/2009 (subscription) Pg 6C
Mentioned: Ted Halbach, Dairy Science

Profitability remains elusive
Country Today (subscription) Pg 5C
Quoted: Brian Gould, Ag & Applied Economics

Of Interest

Defining ‘Sustainable Agriculture’
New York Times 7/7/2009
Mentioned: Leonardo Academy, Madison, WI

Booming biotechnology industry works wonders for Wisconsin
Wausau Daily Herald 7/4/2009